Heartland In Studio

The Clay Hess Band perform at Radio Heartland


The Clay Hess Band perform at Radio Heartland

Athens, Ohio bluegrass guitar wizard Clay Hess and his band are playing summer bluegrass festivals in Minnesota, so they stopped at Radio Heartland to play songs from their latest album, 'Just Another Story.'

Shane Leonard guest DJs on Radio Heartland


Shane Leonard

Shane Leonard contains multitudes: he's a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Leonard has a new album out, 'Strange Forms,' and he's adding another credential to his already impressive CV as he joins Mike Pengra to guest DJ on Radio Heartland.

Jake Armerding performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Jake Armerding performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Jake Armerding is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and his album 'The Octave' focuses on songs Jake has written using the octave violin -- which is nearly the same size as a violin, but has thicker strings and is tuned an octave below standard violin tuning. The result is a cello-like sound that complements Armerding's rich vocals.

Erik Koskinen performs songs from 'Burning the Deal'


Erik Koskinen performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Erik Koskinen's new album, 'Burning the Deal,' was recorded in Ojai, Calif., with producer Bernie Larson and a stable of top-notch studio players. Ahead of the album-release show on Saturday, June 1, Koskinen and his band stopped at the Radio Heartland studio to share some songs from the new record.

Frances Luke Accord perform at Radio Heartland


Frances Luke Accord perform at Radio Heartland

Frances Luke Accord -- a folk duo comprising Brian Powers and Nicholas Gunty -- formed while the pair were students at Notre Dame University. Now based in Chicago, Frances Luke Accord have several EPs and one full-length album under their belts. They stopped at Radio Heartland to play a selection of tunes from their catalogue.